|Song of Freedom - Will Hammer|
Although no-one could call this a great movie, it is of compelling historical interest. At a time when Black people in the movies were servants or scoundrels, Paul Robeson portrayed a London dock-worker who is discovered by an impresario and launches a great singing career; after that, he goes to Africa to bring education and enlightenment to the tribespeople.
Keywords: Drama; Paul Robeson
Downloads: 7,415 (1 review)
|Sundown Limited - Hal Roach|
Silent classic 'Our Gang' 2-reel short with music accompaniment. The gang creates their own railroad after being chased from a local railyard, and competes with "Toughie". Concludes with a spectacular runaway train sequence through the streets of Culver City, CA.
Keywords: Our; Gang; Little; Rascals; Hal; Roach; Sun; Down; Ltd; Sundown; Limited
Downloads: 5,795 (1 review)
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|Tanks a Million - Hal Roach|
The movie starts with William Tracy as Dodo Doubleday, proving his incredible memory on a radio talk show. He joins the army after memorizing the regulations, which gets him quickly promoted to sergeant. His youth and inexperience bothers the other NCO's, namely Sgt. Ames (Joe Sawyer), who spends the movie trying to get Doubleday in trouble. But because of is inherent honesty and cleverness, Doubleday is able to bumble through the requisite series of mishaps and inspire loyalty in what looked to...
Downloads: 6,706 (1 review)
|The Young Land - Patrick Ford, C.V. Whitney, Lowell J. Farrell|
An American gunslinger (Dennis Hopper) kills a Mexican man in California immediately after the Mexican-American war. The killer is arrested and put on trial for murder with the Hispanic population waiting to learn of American justice.
Downloads: 7,334 (1 review)
|Manslaughter - Cecil B. DeMille and Jesse L. Lasky|
From IMDb: Society girl and thrill-seeker Lydia causes the death of a motorcycle policeman, and is prosecuted by her fiancé, Daniel, who describes in lurid detail the downfall of Rome. While she's in prison she reforms, and Daniel becomes a wasted alcoholic. Stars: Thomas Meighan, Leatrice Joy, and Lois Wilson
Keywords: Tragedy; Crime; Drama
Downloads: 4,700 (1 review)
|Daybreak - 天明|
Perhaps an over-the-top example of Lianhua Studio's Output. Lily Li, one of the biggest stars of the day, plays an innocent country girl who is forced into a life of prostitution and then becomes a revolutionary. B&W, silent.
Keywords: Shanghai Lianhua China B&W Silent
Downloads: 3,668 (1 review)
|Home Town Story - Arthur Pierson|
Taken from IMDB: Blake Washburn blames manufacturer MacFarland for his defeat in the race for re-election to the state legislature. He takes over his uncle's newspaper to take on big business as an enemy of the people. When tragedy strikes, Blake must re-examine his views.
Keywords: Drama; Romance
Downloads: 15,728 (1 review)
|Hoosier Schoolboy - Ken Goldsmith|
A schoolteacher comes to a new town and finds herself caught up in the town's problems and disputes.
Downloads: 15,676 (1 review)
|Back Door to Heaven|
Wallace Ford experiences poverty, crime, and incarceration.
Keywords: Wallace Ford; Stuart Erwin; Aline MacMahon; Van Heflin
Downloads: 6,965 (2 reviews)
|War Babies - Robert M Savini|
Very early R M Savini produced Shirley Temple short.
Keywords: Shirley Temple; Short; Comedy; R.M Savini; baby; toddler; war; novelty
Downloads: 2,581 (2 reviews)
Brian Donlevy plays a hard-driving corporate executive whose death is plotted by his young wife and her lover.
Keywords: Brian Donlevy; Ella Raines; Charles Coburn
Downloads: 3,192 (2 reviews)
|Capture, The - Niven Busch|
Taken from IMDB: An American working for an oil company in Mexico shoots a man suspected of stealing the payroll; later, he fears that the man was innocent.
Keywords: Crime; Drama
Downloads: 15,334 (2 reviews)
|Uptown New York - E.W. Hammons|
Patricia Smith (Shirley Grey) is a middle-class New York City gal in love with Max Silver (Leon Waycoff), but Max is forced by his ambitious Jewish family into a marriage to a girl he doesn't love but will further his career in the medical profession, which he does, leaving Pat behind. Later in Coney Island, Pat meets Eddie (Jack Oakie), a bubble gum machine operator. Their relationship starts off on the rocky side, but eventually Pat decides to marry Eddie on the rebound even though she's still...
Downloads: 15,426 (2 reviews)
|The Goddess - 神女|
A 1934 Shanghai B&W movie describing the travails of a young prostitute working to send her child through school. Generally considered a classic of pre-war Chinese films. The most famous role of film star Ruan Lingyu. Silent with English intertitles.
Keywords: Chinese B&W silent Shanghai prostitute
Downloads: 8,114 (2 reviews)
|Charade - James Mason|
IMDb page A trio of stories starring James and Pamela Mason.
Keywords: drama; mystery; comedy
Downloads: 11,750 (2 reviews)
|Are We Civilized? - Raspin Productions|
1934 drama of man's inhumanity to man, starring William Farnum and Anita Louise, directed by Edwin Carewe, screenplay by Harold Sherman. An eBook, The Making of Are We Civilized? containing letters and documents of Harold Sherman, is available as well: http://www.archive.org/details/TheMakingOfAreWeCivilized
Keywords: drama; William Farnum; Anita Louise; Edwin Carewe; Harold Sherman; Raspin Productions
Downloads: 4,728 (4 reviews)
|Die Verkaufte Braut - Hermann Rosenfeld, Ludwig Scheer|
An adaptation of Bedřich Smetana's opera The Bartered Bride. Set in 19th century Bohemia, the matchmaker Kezal wants to bring the mayor's daughter Marie and the rich landowner's son Wenzel together. Both of them, however, have already fallen in love with someone else. The endearing characters, a whimsical storyline and quiet humor combine with catchy tunes, a pastoral setting and fluid camera work...
Keywords: The bartered bride; Ophüls; German; Musical; 1930s; Smetana
Downloads: 8,411 (4 reviews)
Violence, robbery, and worse make up this juvenile delinquent movie from Germany.
Keywords: teenage; crime; feature films
Downloads: 3,526 (3 reviews)
You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.
Downloads: 7,391 (4 reviews)
|"People on Sunday" ["Menschen am Sonntag"]  - Siodmak and Ulmer|
Before the Nazi regime, there was time for lazy Sundays and romance. This is a remarkable film made in 1930 by Robert Siodmak and Edgar G. Ulmer. "People on Sunday" [Wikipedia] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People_on_Sunday A review... The film opens at Bahnhof Zoo train station one Saturday morning. Its opening scenes show the bustling traffic of central Berlin. The action of the movie centres on five central characters, and takes place over a single weekend...
Keywords: Billie Wilder, Edgar G. Ulmer; German cinema; Robert Siodmak, romance; silent film
Downloads: 6,272 (2 reviews)
|"Children of Hiroshima"  - Kaneto Shindo|
Anti-war films are out numbered by war films but that doesn't mean that their few numbers are irrelevant in the analysis of the philosophy of human aggression. Recall Lewis Milestone's "All Quiet on the Western Front", Dalton Trumbo's "Johnny Got His Gun", Stanley Kubrick's "Paths of Glory", or Kon Ichikawa's "The Burmese Harp". Here are some thoughts by "The New York Times'" writer A. O. Scott on the re-release of "Children of Hiroshima" "Japanese Survivors Shaded by Puzzlement and Sorrow" Apri...
Keywords: Antiwar cinema; Hiroshima; Japanese cinema; Kaneto Shindo
Downloads: 6,203 (2 reviews)
|Sex Hygiene - Darryl F. Zanuck|
Several servicemen relax by playing pool, but one of them goes off to spend time with a prostitute. Later, he discovers he has contracted a venereal disease. A graphic and frank presentation of the types and treatment of venereal disease follows.
Keywords: WWII; Military Training Film; John Ford
Downloads: 42,369 (2 reviews)
|Torture Ship - Ben Judell, Sigmund Neufeld|
A well known doctor is indicted for his experiments toward curing the criminal mind. Needing to continue his work and hoping that success will clear him, he buys a boat, loads it with several high profile criminals hoping to escape the law and heads out to sea. At least that's the plan, but things start to go wrong and things are revealed to be not what they seemed at first.
Downloads: 9,699 (3 reviews)
|Undercover Agent - E.B. Derr|
You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.
Downloads: 14,679 (2 reviews)
|Band Waggon - Edward Black|
Arthur Askey and Richard Murdoch are discovered after months of living on the roof of Broadcasting House with their chickens and Lewis the goat, waiting for their chance at stardom. On their subsequent aimless travels in their overladen car, the Askeytoff II, they end up renting the haunted Droom Castle for the princely sum of £3. The perfectly natural explanation for the ghost is that Nazis are at the bottom of it all (in the basement), using a TV hook-up to Berlin...
Keywords: Comedy; Musical; Arthur Askey
Downloads: 20,585 (3 reviews)
|Jigsaw - Edward J. and Harry Lee Danziger|
The plot is about a shadowy group called the Crusaders, which has been organizing itself into a power center. Its poster shows a handsome Aryan lad against the waving American flag. Their slogan, "Join The Crusaders -- Fight for America!". The implication is clear...the Crusaders will be against anyone who doesn't look, sound or believe the way that Aryan poster boy does. When a columnist is killed while looking into the Crusaders, Howard Malloy finds himself appointed a special prosecutor...
Keywords: Crime; Drama; Film-Noir
Downloads: 28,787 (3 reviews)
Trailers Of Chapter Plays.
Keywords: Trailers; Serials; Chapter Plays.Action
Downloads: 396,605 (3 reviews)
|Lux Radio Theater 1948|
Downloads: 47,789 (2 reviews)
|Great Mike, The|
You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.
Downloads: 3,461 (2 reviews)
|Jane Eyre - Frederick H. Brogger|
Made-for-TV adaptation of the Bronte classic starring Susannah York and George C.Scott
Keywords: Bronte governess mental illness
Downloads: 43,073 (3 reviews)
|Sinners in Paradise - Ken Goldsmith|
A seaplane departs for China. On board are a nurse escaping a loveless marriage to do work with refugees, a woman hoping to surprise her estranged son, a wealthy heiress trying to distance herself from labor troubles, an oily politician, a moll and a mobster fleeing the wrath of the gangs they've double-crossed, two rival munitions salesmen out to cash in on the misery of war, and a fresh-faced young steward...
Downloads: 4,779 (3 reviews)
|Great Alaskan Mystery: Chapter 1 - Henry MacRae|
13 Part Universal Serial - Former marine flyer Jim Hudson (Milburn Stone), sidekick Bosun (Edgar Kennedy), and the lovely Ruth Miller (Marjorie Weaver) fight to retrieve a super-weapon stolen by Nazi spies.
Keywords: serial, cliffhanger
Downloads: 13,319 (3 reviews)
He's in so much danger from murderous thugs that Alcatraz seems inviting.
Keywords: train; Alcatraz
Downloads: 4,331 (2 reviews)
|How to fly: The B-17 - Ground Operations|
Military training film in which an instructor takes a new B-17 bomber pilot through preflight inspections of the aircraft and preparation for departure.
Keywords: WWII; Training Film; B-17
Downloads: 3,746 (3 reviews)
|CURSE OF KING TUTS TOMB 1980|
STORY OF THE CURSE OF KING TUT IN 1922 WITH ROBIN ELLIS TV movie
Downloads: 10,917 (3 reviews)
A short film by Ernö Metzner, which can be considered avantgarde cinema. The life of a man is documented for one day. His life gets out of control after he finds a coin on the street. When he tries to buy something with it, it isn't accepted because it is suspected to be counterfeit. Later he uses it to bet in a dice game, it brings him lots of luck, however it all bring the attention of two criminals who make plans to rob him...
Keywords: German; Avantgarde; Short film; Depression; Silent
Downloads: 3,173 (4 reviews)
|Adventures of Gallant Bess - Jerry Briskin, Matthew Rapf|
Ted Daniels, a ranch hand working for a rodeo, captures a magnificent wild horse that he tames and trains
Keywords: Western; Drama
Downloads: 13,360 (3 reviews)
|Prison Mutiny - Ralph M. Like|
Playboy Johnny Gray is framed and sent to prison after his stolen car is found at a holdup.
Keywords: Crime; Drama
Downloads: 25,669 (4 reviews)
|Gone with the West - William Collins|
James Caan stars as Jud McGraw, a cowboy unjustly framed for a crime he didn't commit; he partners up with an ethically wronged Native American woman named Little Moon (Stefanie Powers). In response to the ills they have each suffered, the two set off to wreak vengeance on a small western town.
Keywords: Western; Action; James Caan; Stefanie Powers; Sammy Davis, Jr
Downloads: 25,643 (5 reviews)
|Sundown - Jack Moss, Walter Wanger|
Englishmen fighting Nazis in Africa discover an exotic mystery woman living among the natives and enlist her aid in overcoming the Germans.
Keywords: War; Drama; Gene Tierney
Downloads: 11,965 (4 reviews)
|My Love for Your (AKA Honeymoon in Bali) - Jeff Lazarus|
Taken from IMDB: Bill Burnett, a resident of Bali, visits New York City, meets and falls in love with Gail Allen, the successful manager of a Fifth Avenue shop
Keywords: Comedy; Music; Romance
Downloads: 29,449 (4 reviews)
|Adventures of Smilin' Jack - Chapter 1 - Ford Beebe|
American Flyer Smilin' Jack Martin, works with Chinese government to stop the Black Samurai, a Japanese covert spy ring, lead by the German operative Fraulein von Teufel.
Keywords: serial, cliff hanger
Downloads: 22,938 (5 reviews)
|Cold Sweat - Terrence Young, director|
Charles Bronson, Liv Ullman, James Mason, and the gorgeous Jill Ireland star in this action packed movie about a ruthless drug runner who holds a man's family hostage. A great film for Charles Bronson fans.
Keywords: Charles Bronson; action adventure; drug runner; Jill Ireland; Liv Ullman
Downloads: 100,021 (4 reviews)
|The Secret of Doctor Kildare|
Lew Ayres is Dr. Kildare, Lionel Barrymore is Dr. Gillespie, and Lionel Atwill is Paul Messenger. The story is by Max Brand (Frederick Schiller Faust).
Keywords: Lew Ayres; Lionel Barrymore; Lionel Atwill; Kildare; Dr. Kildare; Max Brand
Downloads: 10,119 (4 reviews)
|The Magic Cloak of Oz - L Frank Baum|
The Magic Cloak of Oz is a 1914 film directed by J. Farrell MacDonald. It was written by L. Frank Baum and produced by Baum and composer Louis F. Gottschalk. The film is an adaptation of Baum's novel, Queen Zixi of Ix. ***** UPDATE 9 July 2010: The original upload was plagued with problems and has been replaced by a higher quality DivX file encoded directly from a new PAL DVD transfer from the original print.
Keywords: Wizard of Oz; 1914; Magic Cloak; L Frank Baum; Thomas Edison
Downloads: 9,601 (3 reviews)
|The Black Rebels (1960)|
Gang violece and racism among high school kids is the order of the day in this juvenile delinquent film with Rita Moreno making an appearece that Pre-dates her role in "West Side Story". Also known as "This Rebel Breed".
Keywords: crime; racism; feature films
Downloads: 4,472 (5 reviews)
From IMDb: Set in Cornwall where the young orphan, Mary, is sent to live with Aunt Patience and Uncle Joss who are the landlords of the Jamaica Inn. Mary soon realizes that her uncle's inn is the base of a gang of pirates who lure ships to their doom on the rocky coast. The girl starts fearing for her life. Stars: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara and Leslie Banks
Keywords: Hitchcock; suspense; murder; pirates
Downloads: 47,152 (5 reviews)
|High Risk - Anuar Badin|
Four American friends, badly needing money, decide to make a commando-like raid into a South American country and steal $5 million from the hacienda of an American-born drug dealer who lives there. The four Americans then succeed rather easily in stealing the money, but soon run into trouble trying to get back out of the country, as both the drug dealer and a small army of bandits each hunt them down trying to get the money...
Keywords: adventure; action; crime
Downloads: 57,709 (4 reviews)
From IMDb: During the first world war, novelist Edgar Brodie is sent to Switzerland by the Intelligence Service. He has to kill a German agent. During the mission he meets a fake general first and then Elsa Carrington who helps him in his duty. Stars: John Gielgud, Peter Lorre, Madeleine Carroll and Robert Young
Keywords: Hitchcock; suspense; spy; pdmovies
Downloads: 59,639 (5 reviews)